• I ate too much, now what?

    If you have overeaten one night here is what to do and what definitely NOT to do. 1. Try to use this experience as a learning opportunity- what happened, what triggered it? DON’T use this experience as an opportunity to blame yourself and plan another diet 2. Eat normally the next day. DON’T restrict the […]

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  • Are you encouraging your overeating?

    Certain phrases encourage binge eating: 1. “Whatever diet starts tomorrow” 2. ” I already had one piece, I have ruined my day” 3.” I was so good all week, this is my cheat day” 4.” I deserve to binge because I am feeling unwell” 5. ” I have to eat all the food because I […]

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  • What is food freedom?

    I often talk about ending emotional eating and reaching food freedom.Food freedom is not just about eating a donut without guilt though. Food freedom means : 1. Not being triggered by comments from other people about your look, your diet, their dieting plans…you are aware of your body’s needs and you don’t compare with others […]

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  • How healthy is your relationship with food?

    How healthy is your relationship with food? 1. Do you feel guilty to ashamed if you eat certain foods deemed “bad” or “unhealthy”? 2. Do you feel you are always restricting food? 3. Do you have a lot of food rules? 4. Are you constantly thinking about food? 5. Do you feel you can’ be […]

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  • How do you binge?

    How do you binge? There are many different types of binges and not all of them are set up in the same way: 1. All in BingeThis Is the one before you start you are mentally prepared it’s going to be big. You plant the big binge. You go to the shop only to buy […]

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  • I eat when the guests leave…

    Does this sound familiar? Guests have left and you can finally binge…You get to eat what you really want to eat… You have been playing it cool, not hungry, eating clean in front of others all night but all you thought about was: “When will they leave already…?” You may have also started a mini […]

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  • What is holding you back?

    There is one feat stopping you from ending emotional eating and losing weight. This fear is rather common and it is sabotaging their capacity to say “NO” to unhealthy foods and overeating.It’s the famous FOMO- fear of missing out. We fear that we are going to miss out on the enjoyment of eating that particular […]

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  • How to self-regulate your emotions?

    Emotional eaters are compensating for a lack of emotional regulation. When a person is unable to acknowledge and address their feelings, eating can actually serve to regulate emotions. If we continue to eat, over time, you can fall into a cycle. You become dependant on food for soothing which leads in general to more health […]

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  • Ditch perfectionism if you want to heal

    When you are trying to fix your relationship with food, among other things, ditching perfectionism is very important. If you have been on a diet for a longer period of time, you are used to rules and not following the rules makes you less successful. Dieters seek “perfection”. When you are healing your relationship with […]

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  • Why is it hard to give up controlling your food and weight?

    The more you control your food intake, the more you will binge on an emotional occasion. When your emotions are too strong, you will try to control your food and weight because everything else seems too overwhelming.When things are unstable and you are faced with difficult life changing situations, it’s much easier to try to […]

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